JLL (NYSE: JLL) is a leading professional services firm that specializes in real estate and investment management. A Fortune 500 company, JLL helps real estate owners, occupiers and investors achieve their business ambitions. In 2017, JLL had revenue of $7.9 billion and fee revenue of $6.7 billion; managed...

JLL (NYSE: JLL) is a leading professional services firm that specializes in real estate and investment management. A Fortune 500 company, JLL helps real estate owners, occupiers and investors achieve their business ambitions. In 2017, JLL had revenue of $7.9 billion and fee revenue of $6.7 billion; managed 4.6 billion square feet, or 423 million square meters; and completed investment sales, acquisitions and finance transactions of approximately $170 billion. At the end of 2017, JLL had nearly 300 corporate offices, operations in over 80 countries and a global workforce of 82,000. As of December 31, 2017, LaSalle had $58.1 billion of real estate assets under management. JLL is the brand name, and a registered trademark, of Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated. For further information, visit http://www.jll.com/. JLL has over 50 years of experience in Asia Pacific, with over 37,000 employees operating in 96 offices in 16 countries across the region. The firm won the ‘World’s Best’ and ‘Best in Asia Pacific’ International Property Consultancy at the International Property Awards in 2016 and was named number one real estate investment advisory firm in Asia Pacific for the sixth consecutive year by Real Capital Analytics. http://www.ap.jll.com/. In Greater China, the firm was named ‘Best Property Consultancy in China’ at the International Property Awards Asia Pacific 2016, and has more than 2,200 professionals and 14,000 on-site staff providing quality real estate advice and services in over 80 cities across the country. www.joneslanglasalle.com.cn

Hotels Analyst

Job level Entry
Education Bachelor Degree
Location
Quarry Bay
Employment type Full Time
Benefits 5-day week, Insurance plan, Medical plan, Performance bonus
Industry Property Management / Consultancy
Job function Accounting > Financial Analyst
Banking / Finance > Asset Management
Construction / Property > Surveying / Valuations / Investment
Published On 24/04/2019

JLL’s Hotels & Hospitality Group serves as the hospitality industry’s global leader in real estate services for luxury, upscale, select service and budget hotels; timeshare and fractional ownership properties; convention centres; mixed-use developments and other hospitality properties. The firm’s more than 350 dedicated hotel and hospitality experts partner with investors and owner/operators around the globe to support and shape investment strategies that deliver maximum value throughout the entire lifecycle of an asset. In the last five years, we helped clients complete more transactions than any other hotels and hospitality real estate advisor in the world, totalling more than USD 68 billion. We also helped solve nearly 4,400 unique client challenges by completing advisory, valuation and asset management assignments around the globe, in addition to managing the design and construction of over 50 unique hotel destination projects. The group’s hotels and hospitality specialists provide independent and expert advice to clients, backed by industry-leading research.

 

OPPORTUNITY

We are currently seeking an Analyst to join our growing Hotels & Hospitality platform with a primary focus on hotel and resort strategic consulting and asset management projects throughout Asia. The role will be based in Hong Kong and will report directly to our Executive Vice President of Strategic Advisory & Asset Management.

We are looking for an individual who is passionate, highly motivated about adding value and delivering superior results to the team. As a member of JLL’s Hotels & Hospitality team, you will support the team in conducting financial modelling, preparing detailed feasibility and valuation reports, support asset management and operator selection assignment and assisting with pitch documents.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Conduct financial modelling, primarily focusing on discounted cash flow analysis, sales comparable analysis, etc;
  • Review client / operator’s cash flow projections and support with benchmarking analyses;
  • Assist in preparing feasibility and valuation reports for clients;
  • Assist with due diligence of relevant documents (review of legal documents, title, management contracts, etc.);
  • Research and analyse business, tourism and hotel market fundamentals;
  • Interpret investment market trends and insights;
  • Maintain data integrity of research databases;
  • Assist with pitch documents and any other duties that management may reasonably require.

 

REQUIRED SKILLS / EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

  • Undergraduate degree in relevant discipline such as business, hospitality, finance and/or real estate;
  • Proven academic track record with strong performance in analytical and financial courses;
  • Strong critical thinking skills;
  • Excellent report writing skills and attention to detail essential;
  • Excellent presentation, communication and interpersonal skills;
  • High proficiency in English essential and Mandarin/Cantonese preferred;
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint) (VBA and other software skills a plus);
  • Must be willing and able to travel throughout the region.

 

As a dedicated Hotels and Hospitality sector specialist you should possess strong analytical, communication and team-working skills and be comfortable in dealing with people of all cultures and at different levels across Asia.

 

You should enjoy working in a dynamic, multi-national environment and be comfortable contributing innovative ideas, insights and suggestions on how to improve the way we conduct, present and communicate our expertise. You should embrace the latest available technology tools as a leverage to source, prepare and deliver up-to-date, world-class data analytics to both internal and external stakeholders.